How often should I rotate my tires?

March 22nd, 2010 by

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ront and rear tires wear differently, so it’s important to rotate your tires periodically. According to Edmunds.com, this helps equalize tread wear and maximize the life of your tires. Regular tire rotation may also be a condition of your tire warranty.

But how often do you need to do this? As always, check your owner’s manual for specific recommendations. If you’re still not sure, a general rule of thumb is to make sure you rotate your tires every 6,000 to 8,000 miles. In fact, if you have your tires rotated every other time you change your oil, you’ll be in good shape.